Jessica Boehland works as a Senior Program Officer with The Kresge Foundation's Environment Program, which helps cities build their resilience in the face of climate change Her work focuses on climate change mitigation, preparedness for the effects of climate change, and social equity. Jessica leads the team’s grantmaking and other activities related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy resilience.
Prior to joining Kresge in 2008, Jessica served as Managing Editor of Environmental Building News and Editor of GreenSource magazine. Her writing has appeared in these and numerous other publications.
In 2017, Jessica was named among Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40, recognizing young leaders helping to drive America’s transition to clean energy. A LEED-accredited professional, she serves on the boards of the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) and the Funders Network (TFN). Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Oberlin College and a master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
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